Strong support of sustainability principles.
Moderate support of sustainability principles.
Minor support of sustainability principles.
The VIA3 framework assesses five criteria to improve ESG ratings – Values, Impact, Analysis, Alignment and Activism – illustrated by the VIA3 compass.
Values: Avoids or directs investments based on moral principles of sustainability
Impact: Consequences to the environment and society
Analysis: ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) assessment in buying and selling portfolio securities
Alignment: Consistency between an entity’s culture and product and services positioning
Activism: How an entity engages with stakeholders to encourage transparency and more sustainable practices.
The VIA3 Framework empowers investors to align with the social and environmental factors that they care about most. Developed with leading institutional investors and validated by academics, VIA3 delivers insights to create and select sustainable products and assets. VIA3 leads the way to a more sustainable portfolio and economy - a third economy.